The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Windows XP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
South East / Surrey
Rank 82 90 66
Rank change year-on-year +8 -24  
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 7 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.60% 0.86% 1.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.08% 2.27% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 6
Median daily rate £125 £150 £169
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £200 £169
% change year-on-year -20.00% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 14
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.75 £11.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.86% +23.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.55 £8.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £14.95 £15.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.44
% change year-on-year - +4.18%  

Windows XP is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 337 485 286
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 28.83% 37.74% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 305 140
Median daily rate £401 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 47 35
Median hourly rate £14.75 £40.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.12% +153.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £8.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.59 £48.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing Windows XP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in Surrey

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows XP in Surrey.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Surrey

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Surrey

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +4 3 - -
Chertsey - 3 - -
Egham +1 1 £125 +82.48%
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) MS Office
3 16 (72.73%) Windows 7
4 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
5 10 (45.45%) LAN
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
6 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
6 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
7 8 (36.36%) WAN
8 7 (31.82%) Apple
9 6 (27.27%) Internet
9 6 (27.27%) Lotus
9 6 (27.27%) IBM Notes
9 6 (27.27%) Incident Management
10 5 (22.73%) Windows 8
10 5 (22.73%) Wireless
11 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
11 4 (18.18%) VPN
11 4 (18.18%) SLA
11 4 (18.18%) Korean Language
11 4 (18.18%) Java
11 4 (18.18%) Office 365
12 3 (13.64%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (13.64%) Driving Licence
12 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (13.64%) Finance
12 3 (13.64%) Legal
12 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
12 3 (13.64%) SCCM
13 2 (9.09%) Data Protection

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (27.27%) IBM Notes
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (86.36%) MS Office
2 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) LAN
2 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
3 8 (36.36%) WAN
4 6 (27.27%) Internet
5 5 (22.73%) Wireless
6 4 (18.18%) VPN
7 3 (13.64%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
8 2 (9.09%) Skype
8 2 (9.09%) VoIP
General
1 4 (18.18%) Korean Language
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Legal
2 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Support Engineer
2 12 (54.55%) Desktop Support
3 10 (45.45%) Desktop Engineer
3 10 (45.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) IT Engineer
5 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (22.73%) Analyst
6 4 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (18.18%) IT Support
6 4 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (18.18%) Service Analyst
6 4 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (13.64%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 3 (13.64%) PC Engineer
7 3 (13.64%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Support
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.64%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 5 (22.73%) Windows 8
4 2 (9.09%) Android
4 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 2 (9.09%) Mac OS
4 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 2 (9.09%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) ITSM
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Service Management
3 2 (9.09%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) MCSA
1 2 (9.09%) MCSE
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Apple
3 6 (27.27%) Lotus
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) Wyse